Hyderabad: Residential areas in the city which have gas godowns will be relocated to a distance from residential complexes after giving notices to the agencies.
Principal Secretary Municipal Administration Arvind Kumar spotted one such godown in Srinagar colony and asked the GHMC officials to issue notices to the agency for cancelling their trade license.
He said that a gas godown in a dense residential area poses a real danger to the people living in the neighbourhood.
Similarly , he asked the officials to take up with the excise officials for restraining a wine shop at Yellareddyguda to not cause any inconvenience to the traffic on account of its customers during evening time. He also directed officials to explore the possibility of traffic diversion at Srinagar colony.
Arvind Kumar inspected the works in Yousufguda, Srinagar Colony and SR Nagar localities and issued instructions to the officials. He asked them to take up a special drive to ensure that the debris on the footpaths is cleared. Beautification of open spaces abutting main roads should be taken up, he added.
He asked the HRDC Chief Engineer Mohan Naik to identify major points on the road where pedestrian crossing is required.
He suggested opening up HMRL medians for pedestrian crossing. Junction improvements at all the pedestrian crossings at Punjagutta, Srinagar Colony, Ameerpet, SR Nagar, Yerragadda, Kukatpally- Y- Junction, KPHB will be taken up for which the architect has been asked to come up with different models.
Kumar also said that pedestrians on the metro route can now access the metro stations free of cost for crossing the roads.
The metro stations are at a distance of one kilometer between each station. The public can use the metro stations which have lift and escalator facilities free of cost for crossing the roads, he said. (INN)